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The Immortal story /
written and directed by Orson Welles ; produced by Micheline Rozan. Une histoire immortelle / Gaumont presente ; scénario et réalisation, Orson Welles ; version française du dialogue de Louise De Vilmorin ; producteur délégue, Micheline Rozan.
edition
Two-disc special edition.
imprint
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
description
2 videodiscs (58 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out booklet.
ISBN
1681431939, 9781681431932
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]
isbn
1681431939
9781681431932
publisher #
CC2666DDVD
contents note
disc 1. Feature film (English and French versions) -- disc 2. Supplements.
credits note
Director of photography, Willy Kurant ; editor, Yolande Maurette ; piano music composer, Erik Satie; pianists, Aldo Cicciolini, Jean-Joël Barbier.
general note
Based on a novel by Isak Dinesen.
Includes both English and French versions.
New, restored 4k digital transfer of the English-language version of the film.
Originally produced in 1968 and broadcast on French television, later released in theaters.
Special features: audio commentary from 2005 featuring film scholar Adrian Martin; Portrait: Orson Welles, a 1968, documentary directed by François Reichenbach and Frédéric Rossif; new interview with actor Norman Eshley; interview from 2004 with cinematographer Willy Kurant; new interview with Welles scholar François Thomas; essay by film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum.
performer
Orson Welles, Jeanne Moreau, Roger Coggio, Norman Eshley.
abstract
A wealthy merchant in nineteenth century Macao becomes obsessed with bringing to life an oft-related anecdote about a rich man who gives a poor sailor a small sum of money to impregnate his wife.
language note
In English or French with optional English subtitles.
catalogue key
10567762
technical details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital monaural.

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